Louisiana Coastal Protection official will speak at Press Club on April 4

Chip Kline, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority chairman, will be the guest speaker at the Press Club of Baton Rouge on Monday, April 4. Kline will share insights on the newly released 2023 Fiscal Year Coastal Annual Plan for coastal restoration and hurricane protection, a plan totaling $1.35 billion.

Press Club meets on Mondays in the ballroom at the Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, which is located at the Drusilla Shopping Center at Drusilla Drive and Jefferson Hwy. Lunch, which is a sit-down meal served at noon, is $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The public is invited, but only members of the Press Club and news reporters are allowed to ask questions during the question-and-answer portion of the program.